Forward Tipping Dumpers

The Aim of the Course is to:

Provide the candidate with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in operating a Forward Tipping Dumper.

The Objectives of the Course are to enable delegates to:

  • Be able to operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers’
  • instructions and accepted good practice.
  • Understand the causes of instability of the truck and the load. Carry out a pre-shift inspection.
  • Be able to operate safely under varying site conditions.
  • Be able to position the vehicle for loading from and dumping into excavations etc.. Have sufficient knowledge and practical skills to successfully complete the NPORS Technical Test.

Who Do We Recommend Attends The Course?

All personnel required to drive a Site Dumper or Dump Truck.

Course Summary

Candidates will participate in theory lessons and practical demonstrations / exercises, all of which are highlighted by the use of OHP & Videos covering;

  • An Introduction to the Construction
  • Industry
  • Current relevant regulations
  • Introduction to machine Pre – shift inspections Controls and instruments
  • Coolant, fuel and lubrication systems
  • Driving loading and unloading
  • NPORS Technical Test Theory Element

Course Duration

This depends on the experience and number of candidates, the ratio of candidates / machines per Instructor.

Health & Safety Training / Testing

If the Health & Safety Test is Successfully completed & passed prior to taking the NPORS Assessment this will be added to the operator card.

Testing / Certification

All candidates will complete the Full (Theory & Practical) NPORS Technical Test and on successful completion will be issued with a NPORS Operators Card

Companies who are CITB Levy Payers can claim grants to cover some of the costs of the training.